There has been a lot of whispering and chattering lately concerning the CUET examination. Students have been concerned since the Ministry of Education announced that there will be a single standardized test for undergraduate programmes at India’s key institutions. Is it going to be difficult? Everyone has been searching for the solution to that question. But don’t be too concerned. UPSC Pathshala has created a condensed version of the test to alleviate your stress.
NTA has officially introduced sample papers for the CUET examination. This article has all the information about that.
CUET 2022 Exam
The CUET (UG) Exam is critical for the academic year 2022-2023. The NTA administers the CUET test for admission to undergraduate programmes at all central institutions in India. According to the NEP 2020, all pristine universities in India have undergone a centralised test. This aims to create a common basis for all institutions and colleges, as well as to provide an equitable opportunity to students from rural and remote places. Those who were unable to attend good schools and whose academic performance was insufficient to get admission to prestigious colleges. The Single University Entrance Test (UG) – 2022 would give a common platform and fair opportunities to applicants from all across the country, particularly those from the North-East and rural and other distant areas.
CUET 2022 Official Sample Papers
NTA officially released the Sample Papers for the CUET examination. Below we have given details of the mock test. If you want to access the mock test click on this link
The official sample papers are out. But it is not for some of the Domain Specific Subjects. And some of the languages as well. There are no Mock tests for general aptitude or English and Hindi Languages. Hopefully, they will release those soon. Stay updated for more information.
The procedure to access the sample papers on the NTA website is given below.
- Once you click on the link above, you will see the official NTA website. Click on the Mock Test tab on the page.
- Once you open it then select the Click Here option at the bottom of the page. You will be able to see a few options for selecting the test.
- Next Select CUET(UG) 2022 option and then select the domain subject you would want to take a mock test.
- Select the Domain subject. There are many Domain subjects available. You can select the one you would like to appear for.
- Then select the language.
- You will come to the instruction page. Read it carefully and start the mock test.
- You can start the mock test. The test is relatively easy if you have studied the subject during your 12th grade. Questions are from your NCERT Text-Books.
- After that, you can choose the answer or click on mark and review, which will enable you to review the question later on.
- You’ve got four options on the page.
- You can answer 40 questions and review how the paper goes.
- Once done, you can choose any other tests you would like to give.
CUET (UG) 2022 Exam Pattern
The test design is divided into three sections:
Section IA – 13 Languages (As a medium and as a “Language”)
Section IB Section – 20 Languages
Section II consists of 27 domain-specific subjects.
Section III – General Examination
When applying, the student has the option of choosing any language-specific topic test or a combination of them that may be necessary for admission to the preferred University’s defined courses. It is not necessary to choose one or more of the subjects listed above. Subjects would be chosen based on the candidate’s chosen course and the university to which admission is sought.
A Candidate may take a total of 09 Tests in the following order: two languages from Sections IA and IB combined, six Domain Subjects from Section II, and one General Test from Section III.
Alternatively, they can take a maximum of three languages from Sections IA and IB combined, as well as a maximum of five Domain Subjects from Section II and a General Test from Section III.
Given that candidates from several States or Boards would be applying for CUET (UG)-2022, NTA has chosen to include a choice in all Sections of the question papers, although the overall number of questions to be tried will stay the same.
The test will be held over many days, with two slots each day.
The first time slot is from 9.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. (IST). Students can only take up to four tests in the first slot. They can take one language from Section IA, two domain-specific topics from Section II, and one general test from Section III.
The second time slot will be from 3:00 to 6:45 p.m. (IST). In Slot 2, a student may take up to 5 exams. They can choose one language from Sections IA and IB and up to four domain-specific subjects from Section II, or they can choose another alternative. They may select two languages from Sections IA and IB, as well as a maximum of three domain-specific topics from Section II.
The last day to apply for the CUET is 6th May 2022.
Please make sure you apply as soon as possible without any delay. register for it on the official website
You must have learned a lot from this article, or this must have gotten you even more anxious and confused about the exam. But do not worry, we from UPSC Pathshala have done a lot of research for you guys. Read some of our other articles to know more about it.